Asus set to launch 9.4 inch, 14.2 inch Android tablets?

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Asus may be preparing to launch two new Android tablets featuring unusual screen sizes. Mobile Geeks spotted listings for 9.4 inch and 14.2 inch tablets from Asus in the GFXBench database. The tablets are referred to as the Asus K01E and Asus K01B, respectively, but those model numbers don’t tell the full story. It’s likely […]

Lilbits (8-15-2014): Windows “Threshold” preview coming this fall?

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The next version of Windows could launch next year, bringing back a version of the Start Menu, adding support for virtual desktops, removing the Charms Menu, and generally improving the user experience for keyboard and mouse users, among other things. But Microsoft likes to test its software extensively before releasing it to the public… and […]

Asus Transformer Pad TF103C Android tablet (with keyboard) review

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Asus has been a pioneer in the mobile computing space since launching the first netbook in 2007. Netbooks may not be as popular as they once were, but Asus continues to release portable notebooks, tablets, and 2-in-1 devices. Last year the company launched the Transformer Book T100: an inexpensive Windows tablet that ships with a […]

Deals of the Day (8-15-2014)


Priced at $35, the Google Chromecast is probably one of the cheapest devices that can turn an ordinary TV into a smart TV capable of displaying content from Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and other sources. But if $35 still seems like too much money, you can pick up a refurbished Chromecast for $25. And if […]

lowRISC wants to design a fully-open processor and development board

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Free and Open Source Software has earned quite a following since the first Linux kernel was released in 1991. But for the most part FOSS software runs on hardware that’s not entirely open. Even the popular Raspberry Pi computer which is designed to help students learn to program with the help of inexpensive hardware and Linux-based software […]

B&N’s new tablet promo video looks oddly familiar

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Barnes & Noble is holding an event in New York August 20th to launch its next tablet. It’ll be the first tablet to wear the NOOK name that wasn’t designed and produced by the bookseller though. It’s a new version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. We already know that… which is what makes the […]

Mozilla’s Flame smartphone now shipping to Firefox OS developers


Firefox OS is Mozilla’s browser-based operating system for smartphones and tablets. It’s designed to run web apps written with HTML5, JavaScript, and other web technologies — but it’ll only do that if developers actually create apps for the platform. To help developers do that, Mozilla is offering a reference phone called the Flame. It’s a […]

Deals of the Day (8-14-2014)


The Asus MeMO Pad 7 ME176CX is a 7 inch tablet with a 1280 x 800 pixel display, an Intel Bay Trail processor, and Android 4.4 KitKat software. It’s a lot like the 8 inch MeMO Pad 8 I reviewed recently… and quite liked. But it’s a little smaller and a lot cheaper — especially […]